Chapter 850, 13th October 2017

Chapter 850, 13th October 2017

The Poppy Truck will be one of the attractions at the unveiling ceremony of A Field of Poppies - a commemoration to the fallen in the Great War.

Stories:

  • World War I poppy tribute to be unveiled at West Cornforth
  • Group overwhelmed by generous donations
  • Ferryhill and Chilton schools launch Fuel for School project
  • Dream comes true as Sophie wins Young Writer competition
  • Half term at Ferryhill Library
  • Scouts delight at Methodist coffee morning donation
  • Christmas Shoebox Appeal
  • Broom Methodist Youth Club reunion
  • Under 10s open with league win
  • Celtic lose thriller but MND charity is the winner

Chapter 849, 6th October 2017

Chapter 849, 6th October 2017

The award-winning Green Horizon project has been broken into by thieves.

Stories:

  • Allotment project in plea for donations of tools after break-in
  • Chilton to host fireworks display
  • Healthwatch praises Chilton Pharmacy after visit
  • Ex-mayor donates funds to The Garth Craft Club
  • Durham University brings dinosaurs to life for pupils
  • Capital grants of £500 – £5,000 available for local projects
  • Chilton Banner fundraiser
  • Improvements at Ferryhill Bowls Club thanks to funding
  • Celtic demolish Pittington in Cup
  • Ferryhill Under 10s enjoy away cup win

Chapter 848, 29th September 2017

Chapter 848, 29th September 2017

Operation Spruce Up is a Durham County Council-led initiative aimed at cleaning up towns and villages throughout the county.

Stories:

  • Ferryhill gets a spruce up as campaign taskforce visits town
  • Coffee morning and quiz at Tenlands
  • Schoolchildren join new money- saving scheme
  • Broom Cottages Nursery children reap what they sowed
  • Harvest Festival celebrated at Tenlands Care Home
  • Combatting depression in elderly is Child’s Play
  • Ferryhill in Bloom and Allotments presentations held
  • World’s biggest coffee morning
  • Weekly Winter Warmer free meal
  • Regional Boxing Championships take place in Ferryhill